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Dowd, Matthew J.

Summary: "The United States is in a time of profound change and division. Americans are desperate for leaders with integrity to help them thrive during this troubling period, but their search has increasingly come up empty. They need leaders who can place country over political party, community over profit, and the Constitution over personal power. These people must balance old values with contradictory...

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Publisher / Publication Date: AnamCara 2017

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Iacocca, Lee A.

Summary: Lee Iacocca answers the tough questions that Americans face.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 303.34 IAC

Beschloss, Michael R.

Summary: Presidential historian Michael Beschloss uses original letters, diaries, declassified documents, and interviews to bring us into the room and into the minds of a procession of Chief Executives who took the nation into major conflicts, mobilized Americans for victory, and seized greater power for themselves. From James Madison and the War of 1812 to Lyndon Johnson and Vietnam, we see these...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355.00973 BESS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 355.00973 BOS

Gates, Robert Michael

Summary: Across the realms of civic and private enterprise alike, bureaucracies vitally impact our security, freedoms, and everyday life. With so much at stake, competence, efficiency, and effective service are essential; yet Americans know these institutions are often anything but, and many despair that they are too big and too hard to reform. Robert Gates disagrees. Having led change successfully at...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 658.5 GAT

Gates, Robert Michael

Summary: Across the realms of civic and private enterprise alike, bureaucracies vitally impact our security, freedoms, and everyday life. With so much at stake, competence, efficiency, and fiscal prudence are essential, yet Americans know these institutions fall short. Many despair that they are too big and too hard to reform. Robert Gates disagrees. Having led change successfully at three monumental...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 352 GAT

Alter, Charlotte

Summary: "A new generation is stepping up. There are now twenty-six millennials in Congress--a fivefold increase gained in the 2018 midterms alone. They are governing Midwestern cities and college towns, running for city councils, and serving in state legislatures. They are acting urgently on climate change (because they are going to live it); they care deeply about student debt (because they have it);...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.973 ALT

Miniter, Richard.

Summary: "In the first book to explore President Obama's leadership style by digging into the details of his biggest successes and failures, New York Times bestselling journalist Richard Miniter investigates the secret world of the West Wing and the combative personalities that shape world events. Based on exclusive interviews, inside sources, and never-before-published material, Leading from Behind...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 MIN

Gordon, Joanne.

Summary: In this #1 New York Times bestseller, the CEO of Starbucks recounts the story and leadership lessons behind the global coffee company's comeback. In 2008, Howard Schultz decided to return as the CEO of Starbucks to help restore its financial health and bring the company back to its core values. In Onward, he shares this remarkable story, revealing how, during one of the most tumultuous economic...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale 2012

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Willink, Jocko

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Summary: With their first book, Extreme Ownership (2015), Jocko Willink and Leif Babin challenged readers to become better leaders, better followers, and better people in both their professional and personal lives. Now, Jocko and Leif dive deeper into finding balance between the opposing forces that pull every leader in different directions. Mastering the Dichotomy of Leadership requires understanding...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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Willink, Jocko

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Summary: Jocko Willink and Leif Babin served together in SEAL Task Unit Bruiser, the most highly decorated Special Operations unit from the war in Iraq. Willink, the task unit commander, planned and executed the strategy for Task Unit Bruiser, which had huge impact in the 'Battle of Ramadi'. Babin, as commander of Charlie Platoon (one of two SEAL platoons in Task Unit Bruiser) led countless combat...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 303.3 WIL

Head, David

Summary: On March 15, 1783, General George Washington addressed a group of angry officers in an effort to rescue the American Revolution from mutiny at the highest level. After the British surrender at Yorktown, the American Revolution still blazed on, and as peace was negotiated in Europe, grave problems surfaced at home. The government was broke, paying its debts with loans from France. Political...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.339 HEA

Goodwin, Doris Kearns

Summary: "In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating exploration into the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership. Are leaders born or made? Where does ambition come from? How does adversity affect the growth of leadership? Does the man make the times or do the times make the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.09 GOO

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.09 GOO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.09 GOO

Carbone, Gerald M.

Summary: Before he became the "Father of our Country," George Washington was the father of the American Army. He took an army with no experience, no tradition, and no training, and fought a protracted war against the British - the best, most disciplined force in the world. In Washington, award-winning author Gerald M. Carbone offers a compelling new look at the military career, lessons, and legacy of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 WAS

Emanuel, Rahm

Summary: "At a time of anxiety about the effectiveness of our national government, Rahm Emanuel provides a clear vision, for both progressives and centrists, of how to get things done in America today--a bracing, optimistic vision of America's future from one of our most experienced and original political minds"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 352.23 EMA

Krames, Jeffrey A.

Contents: The exceptional seven and the traits that defined them -- Place the customer at the epicenter of the business model : Michael Dell and the art of the customer -- Create an authentic learning organization : how Jack Welch converts learning into results -- Focus on solutions : Lou Gerstner on creating a customer-obsessed IBM -- Prepare the organization for drastic change : Andy Grove on strategic...

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Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 KRA

Posner, Eric A.

Summary: "Cuts through the hyperbole and hysteria that often distorts assessments of our republic, particularly at this time." - Alan Taylor, winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for History What-and who-is a demagogue? How did America's Founders envision the presidency? What should a constitutional democracy look like-and how can it be fixed when it appears to be broken? Something is definitely wrong with...

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Publisher / Publication Date: All Points Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.2 POS

Ferling, John E.

Summary: It was 1778, and the recent American victory at Saratoga had netted the U.S a powerful ally in France. Many, including General George Washington, presumed France's entrance into the war meant independence was just around the corner. Meanwhile, having lost an entire army at Saratoga, Great Britain pivoted to a “southern strategy.” The army would henceforth seek to regain its southern colonies,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 FER

Gordon, Thomas J.

Summary: "This work is a collection of fifty principled based leadership lessons that the author acquired commanding Marines over a career spanning three decades of service. The target audience is company and field grade Officers in the armed services; however, its lessons will resonate with a wider non-military audience"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Naval Institute Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 359.96 GOR

Rappaport, Doreen.

Summary: A brief account of the life and accomplishments of Eleanor Roosevelt.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Hyperion Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ROO

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: J 921 ROO

Hennessey, Susan

Summary: "How Donald Trump has reshaped the norms of the American presidency"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 HEN

Miller, William Lee.

Summary: The American president has come to be the most powerful figure in the world--and in the nineteenth century, a great man held that office. Lincoln scholar Miller's new book closely examines that great man in that hugely important office, analyzing the commander in chief who coped with the profound moral dilemmas of America's bloodiest war. In this sequel to Lincoln's Virtues Miller completes his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LINCOLN, ABRAHAM MIL

Hammel, Laury.

Contents: Customer and community first -- Values-based financing -- Partnering with your employees -- Business networking for local value -- Creating partnerships with non-profits -- Making sustainability your competitive advantage -- Collaborating with government -- Building a bridge to the future.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 HAM

Frank, Justin A.

Summary: No president in the history of the United States has inspired more alarm and confusion than Donald Trump. As questions and concerns about his decisions, behavior, and qualifications for office have multiplied, they point to one primary question: Does he pose a genuine threat to our country? The American Psychiatric Association's Goldwater Rule constrains psychiatrists from offering diagnoses on...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avery, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 FRA

Hagel, Charles Timothy

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.93 HAG

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